There is goodness in everyone. When it activates and truly comes alive, great things can happen.
The best way we know to bring it out is to volunteer. Whether it’s for an hour, a day, once a week or once a month, you can create a tremendous impact on another person’s life.
Below you will find available volunteer opportunities near the DC area and surrounding regions that are organized by United Way NCA, a local nonprofit organization. We offer ways to get involved by creating notecards, packing kits for those in need, and assisting with one of our economic opportunity programs. Whether you have volunteered with United Way NCA in the past, are a new volunteer, or are interested in corporate volunteer opportunities, please navigate to the volunteer program of interest to sign up.
As COVID-19 continues to affect communities in our area, we encourage willing Washington, DC area volunteers to contribute where they can. You can review our programs above to find where you can volunteer to help people impacted by COVID-19 or donate to our Emergency Assistance Fund for COVID-19 relief. Stay up to date on future volunteer opportunities in DC by subscribing to our quarterly newsletter.
We offer volunteer opportunities in Washington, DC for groups and individuals, as well as service opportunities in the surrounding areas. Volunteer with one of our member nonprofit organizations in any of the eleven regions we serve:
Alexandria, Arlington, Culpeper County, District of Columbia, Fairfax/Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Prince William County, Rappahannock County
Whether you have volunteered with United Way NCA in the past or are a new volunteer, please sign up on our volunteer platform here to access and sign up for current nonprofit volunteer opportunities.
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For employers, organizing a group corporate volunteer opportunity can be a rewarding and empowering experience for everyone involved. Corporate volunteering can improve employee morale and strengthen your business’s relationship with the surrounding community.
United Way NCA offers various corporate volunteer opportunities for groups in Washington, DC and surrounding regions of Maryland and Northern Virginia. If you are a company that wishes to plan a corporate volunteer event with a nonprofit organization in the Washington, DC region, please fill out the Corporate Volunteer Request Form linked below and our team will get back in touch with you.
Corporate Volunteer Request Form
We also offer Workplace Campaigns that allow businesses in Washington, DC and surrounding areas of Maryland and Virginia to channel time and effort into contributions for specific causes and charitable organizations.
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Not sure where to start? Fill out our volunteer form to let us know what you’re interested in and when you can help. We’ll contact you with some service opportunities we think you might like.